Governor Dislikes JAC Workforce Cuts
Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Dave Freudenthal is criticizing the legislature's appropriations committee for cuts it made to his proposed budget. The governor says he thinks the cuts lack vision. He cites the need to create a larger workforce in the state. His idea was to spend money on training centers at the community colleges but the committee did not support that plan. Members of the committee say they made the cuts because they're concerned about a possible drop in revenue to the state. They also want to leave some money available for proposals that come up during the legislative session in January.